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Zillah Police Discover $71,000 in Marijuana, Arrest Two Men

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ZILLAH, Wash. - The Zillah Police Department discovered a marijuana grow operation Thursday night worth $71,000.

Police say they were checking up on a report of suspicious activity at a house on the 1100 block of Third Ave. around 10:00 pm Thursday when they smelled marijuana.

Inside the house they found 71 mature plants and equipment for a grow operation.  There was also a large amount of cash and a gun discovered by the police.

Two men were arrested and face charges of possessing a controlled substance, planning to distribute that controlled substance, and a non-citizen possessing a firearm.
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